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Tigers announce several staff changes in organization

Nov. 12, 2019 6:07 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Los Angeles Angels bench coach Josh Paul as a quality control coach. The Tigers announced over 20 hires, promotions and staff changes Tuesday. Among the most significant are that Lance Parrish will serve as a special assistant to general manager Al Avila,...

MLB checking after report 2017 Astros illegally stole signs

Nov. 12, 2019 5:43 PM EST

Major League Baseball has expanded its investigation into the Houston Astros after The Athletic website reported the team stole signs during home games in 2017 by using a camera positioned in center field. The report Tuesday quoted pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that season, and three other...

Former VCU coach Wade returns with No. 23 LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Not everyone at VCU has forgiven Will Wade for leaving the Rams basketball job when he decided to pack his bags and head to LSU. Wade is expecting to hear about it — and maybe a few other things — on Wednesday night. Wade knows he'll be entering a charged environment when...

Column: Postseason golf about entertainment, not about fair

Nov. 12, 2019 4:59 PM EST

Scott McCarron has been in position for a $1 million payoff twice in his career under vastly different circumstances. The first occasion was in 2002 in the final of the Match Play Championship at La Costa when he stood over an 8-foot putt to extend the 36-hole match against Kevin Sutherland and turned away in...

Warriors two-way guard Damion Lee breaks bone in right hand

Nov. 12, 2019 4:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another member of the Golden State Warriors is injured, with two-way guard Damion Lee now out because of a broken right hand. The injury occurred during Golden State's 122-108 home loss to the Jazz on Monday night. Lee underwent an MRI exam Tuesday morning that revealed a...

US sporting director Stewart says Berhalter's job is safe

Nov. 12, 2019 2:59 PM EST

The sporting director of the U.S. Soccer Federation says Gregg Berhalter's job as men's national team coach is safe despite some disappointing results. Berhalter was hired last December after the Americans failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. lost to Mexico 1-0 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final in...

Villa to be part-owner of 2nd tier USL team in New York

Nov. 12, 2019 2:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Spanish national team star David Villa is becoming a part-owner of a second division team in New York that intends to launch in 2021. The United Soccer League said Tuesday that Queensboro will play in its League Championship. The majority owner is Jonathan Krane, CEO of the asset...

Pacers' move shows Oladipo ready to take next step in rehab

Nov. 12, 2019 2:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have temporarily assigned guard Victor Oladipo to their G League affiliate in Fort Wayne. It's largely a procedural move that gives the two-time All-Star an opportunity to get extra practice time. The Pacers played at Orlando on Sunday and did not hold a shootaround...

Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon

Nov. 12, 2019 2:32 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday that Okeke hurt the tendon in his right foot during a victory over Columbia on Sunday and had surgery the following day. Okeke is...

Ukrainian police looking for fans who racially abused Taison

Nov. 12, 2019 1:22 PM EST

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police want to identify and find about 20 Dynamo Kyiv fans as part of an investigation into racist abuse directed at Shakhtar Donetsk player Taison. The Brazilian midfielder left the field in tears after reacting to the abuse in Sunday's game by showing an obscene gesture...